July 2020

ASCL comment in articles on 'reopening' of schools 
31 July
TES
Schools Week
iNews

ASCL comment in articles on the widening gap between 'rich and poor' students going to university
30 July
iNews
Metro

ASCL comment in articles on exclusions
30 July
Interview with Geoff Barton
BBC Radio 4 (starts at 1.17.35)
BBC News at Six (starts at 25.45)
TES

ASCL comment in article on grades for GCSEs and A levels in 2021
28 July
iNews

ASCL comment in article on parents giving up work or reducing hours during lockdown
28 July 
ITV News

ASCL comment in articles on calls for compulsory face masks for schoolchildren
30 July
Interview with ASCL Director of Policy Julie McCulloch
BBC Radio 5 (starts at 05.20)
Daily Mirror
29 July
TES
27 July
Daily Mirror
26 July 
Daily Telegraph

ASCL comment in articles on teachers' pay award
22 July 
Daily Telegraph
21 July
BBC News
Schools Week
TES

Article by Geoff Barton on the Commission for a College of the Future - Why it’s so important schools and colleges collaborate
22 July 
TES

ASCL comment in articles on GCSE and A level results
22 July 
The Independent
21 July
The Sun
Daily Telegraph

ASCL comment in articles on school funding announcement
21 July 
Interview with ASCL Funding Specialist Julia Harnden
Radio News Hub
20 July 
Interview with Geoff Barton
BBC Breakfast (starts at 1:12:20)
Schools Week
Daily Mirror
Daily Telegraph

ASCL comment  in articles on plans to bring schools back safely after lockdown
21 July
BBC News
20 July
Interview with Vice President Elect Pepe Di'lasio
BBC Radio 4 Today (50:53)
Morning Star

Blog by Geoff Barton: Where's the government's plan B for schools?
17 July
TES

ASCL comment in articles on lack of school funding for keeping schools safe
17 July 
Financial Times

ASCL comment in article on survey revealing 89% of teachers lack trust in DfE over Covid
17 July
TES

ASCL comment in articles on 'no plan B' if schools and exams are disrupted in autumn and 2021
16 July 
BBC News
TES

ASCL comment in article on funding crisis in post-16 education
12 July
The Observer

ASCL comment in articles on exam results and grading
11 July
BBC News
10 July
Schools Week
Evening Standard
TES

'Teachers are being blamed for the government’s failings.' - blog by Geoff Barton
10 July 
TES 

ASCL comment in articles on government scrapping of 50% of young people going to university 
9 July
iNews
The Independent
TES
Financial Times
Daily Mirror

ASCL comment in articles on plans for 'German-style' FE system
9 July
TES
FE Week

ASCL comment in article on promotion of language A levels
9 July
BBC News

ASCL comment in articles on exam grades
8 July 
TES 
1 July
The Times

ASCL comment in article on guidance for vulnerable staff
7 July
TES 

ASCL comment in article following comments by the children's commissioner on the risk of teenagers 'going under the radar' 
7 July
ITV News 

ASCL comment in articles on Ofsted plans to visit schools in September
6 July
TES
Daily Telegraph
Daily Mail 
FE Week 

ASCL comment in article on warnings for teachers to look for signs of abuse when pupils return to school
5 July
Sunday Telegraph

ASCL comment in article on request for suspension of English school league tables in 2021
5 July
The Observer

Blog by Geoff Barton: Where’s Plan B in the government’s reopening plans?
3 July
TES

ASCL comment in articles on September opening of schools and colleges
2 July
BBC News
TES
The Sun
Daily Telegraph
Huffington Post

ASCL comment in articles on fines for parents for missing school in September
2 July
BBC News
Daily Telegraph

ASCL comment in article on plans for 2021 exams 
2 July
Schools Week
TES

ASCL comment in article on PM refusal to commit to free laptops for all FSM pupils 
1 July
TES